Level 2 Teaching Assistant

Thomas Eaton Primary Academy, March, Cambridgeshire, PE15 0QS

6 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    16 January 2023

  • Closing date

    7 December 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    9 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1

Working pattern

  • View all Part timejobs - 22 hours per week Tuesday (08:45-12:15) Wednesday to Friday (08:45-15:25 with a 30 Minute unpaid lunch break) (Days and times could be altered for the right candidate)

Contract type


Actual salary

SCP 5 – 6 £21,575.00 to £21,968.00 FTE

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • The ability to build good relationships with children, parents/carers and colleagues;
  • Commitment to equal opportunities;
  • Be flexible and have experience of using different strategies to achieve the desired outcomes.
  • The ability to work in a team but also to use your own initiative;
  • Organisational and time management skills;
  • The ability to manage classes well and deal with low level challenging behavior;
  • Excellent communication skill;
  • Have a good understanding of the KS2 curriculum and expectations
  • Patience and a good sense of humour.

What the school offers its staff

  • Collaborative approach to working;
  • Opportunities to train/work with other academies within the Diamond Learning

Partnership Trust to share best practice and resources;

  • Opportunities for training and sharing practice through the opportunity area.
  • A friendly and professional team;
  • An engaged parent bodies
  • Strong and supportive relationships with the Cambridgeshire SEND team.
  • Local Government Pension Scheme;
  • Discounted Childcare Vouchers;

A caring and supportive working environment

Further details about the role

Level 2 Teaching Assistant

Thomas Eaton Primary Academy

Duration of Post Permanent

Hours 22 hours per week Tuesday (08:45-12:15) Wednesday to Friday (08:45-15:25 with a 30 Minute unpaid lunch break)

(Days and times could be altered for the right candidate)

Work Commitment 39 weeks

Salary Range SCP 5 – 6 £21,575.00 to £21,968.00 FTE

Closing date: Midday 7th December 2022

Interview: Week beginning 15th December 2022

Start Date: 16th January 2023

Thomas Eaton Primary Academy seek to appoint an inspirational, dedicated, enthusiastic and caring Level 2 Teaching Assistant, with experience, to join our experienced team.

Experience of working with children with additional needs would be essential. By showing flexibility in approach and an empathy to the challenges of children the right candidate will be there to inspire and support children through their learning journeys.

We are looking for someone with relevant experience who will bring enthusiasm and a commitment to children's learning to our happy and friendly school.

The right candidate will need to be adaptable, enthusiastic, highly motivated and have the ability to work as part of a team. They must demonstrate full commitment to the school and its aim to raise standards. Every day you will be assisting in teaching language, literacy and numeracy helping the class reach the early learning goals of the national curriculum, along with encouraging good behavior.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Diamond Learning Partnership Trust is an equal opportunities employer, committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to have two satisfactory references and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check.

Applying for the job

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to HR@diamondlearningtrust.com

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About Thomas Eaton Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
151 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

School location

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